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“New legislation to grow Indigenous involvement in Saskatchewan economy – Global News “

April 4, 2022

Indigenous communities and organizations have a new way to participate in the Saskatchewan economy as new legislation has been created.

On April 4, 2022, the Saskatchewan government introduced new legislation to create the Saskatchewan Indigenous Investment Finance Corporation (SIIFC) that will support Indigenous participation in the province’s natural resource and value-added agriculture sectors.

Read more: Saskatchewan sees 4.6% increase in jobs in January

According to a release, the SIIFC will offer loan guarantees to eligible First Nations and Métis communities and organizations to support investment in forestry, mining, oil and gas, energy production and value-added agriculture projects.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/8735237/new-legislation-indigenous-involvement-saskatchewan-economy/

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